Diabetes Q&A

Diabetes Q&A

Q1: Are Dietitians able to practice Insulin Dose Adjustment (IDA)? Yes, it is within dietitians’ scope of practice to provide and/or teach insulin dose adjustment (IDA). Dietitians must practice IDA within limits of their knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment, in...

COVID-19 Update: BC’s Phased Immunization Plan

On January 22, the BC government provided a detailed update on the strategy for the province’s evidence-based COVID-19 Immunization Plan. The plan is focused on protecting those most at risk of severe disease and death, and eventually stopping the spread of COVID-19...
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy use in dietetic practice Q&A

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy use in dietetic practice Q&A

Q1: I am working in an area of dietetic practice where principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) are being applied in the context of a client’s weight loss goal. Is it within my scope to apply these principles or is this psychotherapy? Cognitive Behaviour...
Managing Risk in Practice Q&A

Managing Risk in Practice Q&A

The purpose of this Q&A is to serve as a resource for dietitians to identify sources of risks in their practice and understand how to navigate these situations. While it is not possible to eliminate all risks in dietetics, dietitians have a duty to protect clients...
Enteral Nutrition Q&A

Enteral Nutrition Q&A

Q1: I am planning on taking a job that requires me to work with patients who are receiving Enteral Nutrition. Please advise me on how to register with Restricted Activities. Visit the Restricted Activities section of the CDBC website for information on how to register...
Nutrigenomics Q&A

Nutrigenomics Q&A

Q1: What is nutrigenomics? Nutrigenomics is an area of nutrition science studying how genome-diet interactions influence individuals’ and populations’ response to food, disease susceptibility, and population health. Though the term technically refers to the influence...